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QUT champions entrepreneurship to boost home-grown tech to the world

27-06-2017 QUT Deputy Vice-Chancellor Arun Sharma will champion Queensland’s participation in the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP) in a partnership between QUT, the Queensland Government and MIT.

QUT Business Leaders' Forum @ Hilton Brisbane

05-09-2017 Former Aurizon Managing Director and CEO, Lance Hockridge to address the next QUT Business Leaders' Forum on Tuesday 5 September 2017.

Don’t get distracted from effective leadership – former Rio Tinto boss

24-05-2017 Setting clear goals and treating employees as owners is the key to successful leadership, former Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh AO has told the QUT Business Leaders’ Forum.

Entrepreneurship course gives rise to med-tech startups

22-05-2017 A fashionable pair of earrings for women with gestational diabetes that automatically monitors and helps control blood glucose levels and a device to help brain to bladder function among geriatric patients are among the newest medical innovations being built in Brisbane.

Leading from the top: $400 million gift coincides with wider philanthropy ‘flatlining’

22-05-2017 QUT philanthropy researcher Associate Professor Wendy Scaife has welcomed today’s $400 million national gift by Twiggy and Nicola Forrest as a ‘role model’ act of generosity in a time of wider philanthropy ‘flatlining’.

Bridging the writing gap between student and professional

14-06-2017 Two QUT academics have developed a unique teaching approach in response to pleas from the public relations industry for graduates with good writing skills.

Boards must do more to stamp out wrongdoing that damages trust in charities

12-04-2017 ACPNS Founding Director, Prof Myles McGregor-Lowndes talks building trust in charities in this article from The Conversation. When you put $20 in the charity collector’s can at the traffic lights, you trust that it goes to the people the charity was set up to help. But how do you know if this is actually the case?

Release of Giving Australia 2016: Philanthropy and philanthropists report

12-04-2017 The Hon Christian Porter MP, Minister for Social Services, this month released Giving Australia 2016 Philanthropy and philanthropists report, the first in a series from Giving Australia. This project, led by the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) is the largest ever research effort into philanthropic behaviour to understand how, why and how much Australians give to charity.

Taking five with Andrew Bassat

09-02-2017 Andrew Bassat gives us a sneak peak of what he will share with our audience at the first QUT Business Leaders' Forum of 2017 on Thursday 16 March. To find out more and secure your tickets, visit:

Lifelong giving: Snapshot of next generation philanthropy

29-03-2017 ACPNS Director, Associate Professsor Wendy Scaife and fellow researcher, Professor Christopher Baker share insights from and about next generation givers based on research from the Giving Australia 2016 report. We thank Generosity Magazine for publishing this article.


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